Why Sally Ride Science?

In 2001, I joined with pioneering astronaut Sally Ride, along with Karen Flammer and two other friends, to co-found a science education company. We called it Sally Ride Science. Our mission? To encourage young people—especially girls—to stick with science as they go through school.Why is this so important?Science and technology play a larger role in […]
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Elizabeth Blackburn (left) and Elissa Epel

Researchers team up to share key insights on telomeres and health

There’s no shortage of advice out there about what makes a healthy lifestyle. Get regular exercise. Reduce stress. Eat whole foods. It all sounds good, but the advice is easy to ignore when you are tired or anxious or craving a donut. But what if you could envision exactly what your healthy habits—or unhealthy ones—are […]
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